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National Crime Records Bureau adds more than 5 lakh names to database of sex offenders

The database keeps a record of offenders convicted under charges of rape, gang rape, POCSO and eve teasing.
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No longer India’s Most Wanted: The rise and fall of Suhaib Ilyasi

The Delhi High Court Friday ruled that Ilyasi did not murder his wife Anju in January 2000, overturning the life sentence awarded by the trial court.
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Nightmare on Route 544: Men use this DTC bus to ‘sexually harass’ DU college students

A 19-year-old student of Kamala Nehru College tells ThePrint about the three times she was 'molested' on this bus. Women say it's been happening since 1985
Shiv Sena President - Uddhav Thackeray

Cows safer than women in the country, Sena chief takes dig at Centre

Uddhav Thackeray tells Saamana: 'Shiv Sena may be an NDA ally, but it will definitely talk about things that are wrong'.
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Facing inquiry for tweet, IAS officer says didn’t mortgage freedom for monthly salary

A prominent Twitter commentator, Shah Faesal said the probe was an opportunity to start a debate on 'primitive' service rules.
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One in two Indians feel women lack strength, aggression to be in police: Study

A survey by NGO Common Cause and Lokniti 21% of the respondents said they considered a policewoman more honest than a policeman, with 14% thinking the other way around. New Delhi: A greater number of Indians believe women police personnel are more honest than their male peers, but fewer choose to approach the ‘weaker gender’ for help, a study on citizen opinion of police has found. The survey was carried out by NGO Common Cause and Lokniti, a research initiative of the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS), among 15,563 respondents across 22 states in June and July 2017. According to the survey, 21 per cent of the respondents said they considered a policewoman more honest than a policeman, with 14 per cent thinking the other way around. Forty-three per cent of the respondents said both were equally honest, while 12 per cent said neither. However, only 15 per cent...

The BJP government must go beyond lip service and work towards true empowerment of women

Effective empowerment of women can be achieved through better implementation of law, 33 percent reservation for women, improved gender ratio in work and education space.

On Camera

Africa has a new health care crisis — obesity

The recently published Global Wellness Index set alarm bells ringing when South Africa scored poorly for life expectancy, alcohol use, depression and diabetes.

PUBG players arrested: Overreaction by police or is addiction a public concern?

The Gujarat police arrested several PUBG lovers, many of them students, for playing the banned video game.

Defence

1 soldier killed as Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in J&K’s Rajouri

Pakistani troops have violated ceasefire over 110 times along the LoC since January.
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China humiliated India because of these 5 fatal follies of Modi Doctrine

India looks less equal to China than 5 years ago, US alliance is hobbled by trade, and Pakistan looks anything but chastened by Balakot. What’s gone wrong?